Politics

12:00am

Fri March 23, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of 'This American Life' retracting Mike Daisey's  monologue about Apple-Foxconn. We’ll also mark the 9th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. We’ll be joined by Mother Jones’ Andy Kroll, Atlantic’s Rebecca Greenfield, and Aljazeera’s Jane Arraf joins us from Baghdad. Join us live at 10 or send and email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

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1:15pm

Thu March 22, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, March 22, 2012

 

Vicki Hennessy is the first woman to head the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, after Mayor Ed Lee named her interim sheriff and suspended Ross Mirkarimi from the position yesterday…

The president of Sierra College in the Sacramento Valley withdrew from speaking at a campus women’s health forum called “Reproductive Justice” after anti-abortion groups criticized the event…

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9:11am

Thu March 22, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, March 22, 2012

A new paper released by Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs suggests that U.S. policies regarding immigration unintentionally encourage immigrants to stay in the country, whether or not they entered legally. Despite swelling budgets for border control and immigration security, the number of temporary workers entering the country hit 517,000 in 2010, the highest number in history... 

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2:38pm

Wed March 21, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The personal trials and political tribulations of San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi are getting plenty of attention at present, but county jails are in the news for another reason. California prison realignment is shifting inmates from state to county facilities, which are receiving $1.2 billion to help with the transition.

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10:23am

Wed March 21, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Mayor Ed Lee will seek to remove Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from office, citing political misconduct in response to the incident that led to Mirkarimi's guilty plea of false imprisonment...

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